movie review

‘Mother’ balances clichés with emotional richness

Whatever combination of dramatic machination and emotional truth is at work when…

 

John Woo’s new spectacle is packed with action

John Woo — the ace Hong Kong action auteur whom Hollywood snatched…

 

Take a wearisome, worthy trip in ‘The Road’

Whether a movie could be made of Cormac McCarthy’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel,…

 

Movie Review: A chronicle of a catastrophe

In 2005, two amateur videographers, both Hurricane Katrina survivors, shared their footage…

Review: An invigorating Czech mate

Art-house whimsy comes in bawdy, graceful and thoroughly distinctive form in “I…

Doom, gloom define ‘Death Race’ update

Paul W.S. Anderson has forged a lucrative career directing cinematic adaptations of…

Review: ‘Frozen River’ a view to a chill

The survival instinct driving the protagonists of “Frozen River” gives rise to…

Review: Woody is back

The disparity between Woody Allen’s recent string of tormented meditations on murder…